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Federal (USV)


Edward W. Goodsell

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company C, 7th Ohio Infantry on 20 June 1861 at age 22, and was appointed Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 19 September and was buried in Smoketown, MD. He was reinterred in the Antietam National Cemetery sometime before or during 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the Roster2.


c. 1839


09/19/1862; Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3561]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 210  [AotW citation 13032]